Translation of "quash" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /kwɒʃ/ us /kwɑːʃ/

to say officially that something, especially an earlier official decision, is no longer to be accepted

His conviction was quashed in March 1986 after his counsel argued that the police evidence was all lies.

to forcefully stop something that you do not want to happen

sofocar, acallar
The revolt was swiftly quashed by government troops.
The company moved quickly to quash rumours/speculation that it is losing money.

(Translation of “quash” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)